A Sustainable Workforce Starts With You

We held our 10th annual golf tournament this week and it struck me that this is exactly why I wanted to work for Construction Career Collaborative (C3). Not because I love golf tournaments or days out of the office enjoying the fall weather and beauty of the course.
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October 22, 2020
The Construction Career Collaborative Educational Advisory Committee kicked off in July when committee chair, Hilary Martin of ISEC, and I met to create a vision and begin to...
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August 11, 2020
I love school. Those closest to me might even say it is one of my favorite places.  Schools are full of potential, dreams, and hope for the future. They are alive with...
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July 14, 2020
Over the last few months, Chuck and I have shared with you the amazing progress we have seen some companies make on their craft training program creation. Most of these companies...
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June 04, 2020
I have always been a no-nonsense girl and have rarely taken ‘no’ for an answer in my career. The idea of not being allowed to do something simply because I am a woman is difficult for me to tolerate. But this has been a reality for women in the workplace for generations.
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July 22, 2019
As the 2018-2019 school year closes and we watch the first wave of craft workers hired from the C3 Career Fair enter the workforce as they move beyond graduation, I am reminded...
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June 10, 2019
Read an inspiring report from one of the facilitators of the first annual Construction Career Collaraboritive Career Fair.
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April 18, 2019
Someone asked me to write a blog that would focus on how a lack of training would hurt your business and how a skills training program would make your business more robust and...
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February 27, 2019
According to Meredith Watassek, Director of Career and Technical Education at Fort Bend Independent School District, “A sustainable workforce starts by educating the middle and high school student and their parents and counselors to the viable career options in construction and other career and technical trades.”
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September 06, 2018
The construction Industry is in desperate need of a sustainable workforce. But, what does sustainable really mean? A sustainable workforce is one that balances supply of skilled craft workers to the demand produced for their craft.
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June 19, 2018